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  • Getting To Know God Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Oct 13, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,599 views

    This sermon focuses on how Paul revealed God's heart and desire at Athens

    INTRODUCTION * To know God biblically means to know him as the Bible reveals him, not as we imagine him or as someone portrays him * The importance of knowing God biblically: Proverbs 9:10 = knowing God helps us understand life better than if we do not know him biblically * The paradox of ...read more

  • Aeropagus Eggheads Vs. A Seed-Picker Series

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Oct 10, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,482 views

    Our church journey continues travelling through God's word. What is the plan, the guidelines, the message God has for us through Paul today?

    Areopagus Eggheads versus a Seed-Picker Date: October 2, 2011 Scripture: Acts 17:1-34 Preview chapter 16 • When we last left this 1st century preacher • Paul had just been released from a Philippian jail.  Magistrates learned they were Roman citizens  They ...read more

  • Preaching To A Postmodern Culture

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Oct 17, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,130 views

    In today’s sermon we are going to examine the manner in which Paul implored the Athenians to seek the Creator, sustainer and ordainer of all life in hope that we might learn how to evangelize this postmodern culture!

    Preaching to a Postmodern Culture Acts 17:16-34 Online Sermon: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 How do we fulfill the command to “go and make disciples” of all nations when most believe that truth is infinitely complex, relational and contextually dependent on socially constructed ...read more

  • Do You Know God?

    Contributed by Tony Cansler on Sep 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,782 views

    Paul on Mars hill preaching about the "Unknown God"

    God knows a lot of people, as a matter of fact God knows everyone. But how many KNOW GOD? The Setting – Acts 17:16-21 16 Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. • The Whole city was given to Idolatry • Some ...read more

  • Let Him Breathe Upon Me

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,353 views

    In John 20:22 Jesus breathed on His Disciples and told them to recieve the Holy Spirit. Has Jesus breathed on you?

    Let Him Breathe Upon Me Acts 17:16-34 22 Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. {Mars’ hill: or, the court of the Areopagites} 23 For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this ...read more

  • Musings Of A Seed Picker 4 (Aka: Hellfire And Brimstone) Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Oct 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,805 views

    Exposition of Acts 17:29-34, regarding the conclusion of Paul’s Mars Hill sermon regarding repentance, belief, and judgment

    Text: Acts 17:29-34, Title: Seed Picker 4 (AKA: Hellfire and Brimstone), Date/Place: NRBC, 11/2/08, AM Opening illustration: The whole thing gets to be a terrible riddle for most of us. My working idea of God is that there’s something very significant, beyond my capacity to measure, that existed ...read more

  • What We Believe, Does It Matter?

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Dec 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,944 views

    Some folks it seems think that as long as their sincere in what they believe, that one religion is as good as another, but as we’ll read today that is not the case.

    ACTS 17: 10-34 WHAT WE BELIEVE, DOES IT MATTER? Some folks it seems think that as long as their sincere in what they believe, that one religion is as good as another, but as we’ll read today that is not the case. Here in Acts 17: we find that Paul had been preaching ‘Jesus” in ...read more

  • Defending The Faith

    Contributed by Richard White on Nov 8, 2008
     | 2,211 views

    We are called to WAR, we are called to defend our Faith. How will we fight?

    Defending God’s Honor Being a Defender of the Faith Intro: Welcome Back Kotter scene. We always take exception when someone we love is insulted, even if it is done in ignorance. Paul is in Athens, he was waiting for Silas and Timothy to catch up. Everyone heard of Athens, it would be the ...read more

  • Packing For A Missions Trip Across The Street - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Nov 10, 2008
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,440 views

    What is it that we need to be prepared to unpack to people when they need to know how to be saved.

    Packing for a Missions Trip Across the Street Part 1 Acts 17:16-34 Part 1 Know God is in Control Know what Christianity really is The Essentials of the Gospel People must believe that… …they are sinners separated from God …that Jesus is the Christ, God in the ...read more

  • Man's Three Responses To The Gospel

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,015 views

    When the Gospel of the Lord Jesus is preached in its fullness, those who hear will respond in one of three ways.

    MAN’S THREE RESPONSES TO THE GOSPEL Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent, because He has appointed a day on which He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising ...read more

  • How Do You Receive The Word Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 5, 2008
     | 1,364 views

    The philosophers of Paul’s day are not really that much different from what we see in the world around us in a post-Christian society. How Paul addressed them can help us in dealing with people who collect thoughts like Matchbox cars.

    What did you collect as a child? I collected a number of things, pennies, model trains, marbles, and Matchbox® cars. I would wait anxiously until my mother would drive me down to the toy store so I could drool over the latest and greatest tiny little car or truck. I used to show off my more ...read more

  • Packing For A Missions Trip Across The Street - Part 2

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Nov 19, 2008
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,176 views

    what we need to know to be effective at sharing the gospel witht he people God puts in our lives

    Packing for a Missions Trip Across the Street or Around the World Part 2 Acts 17:16-34 Part 2 Know the Culture Know How to Communicate Be Respectful Be Positive Be Wise Be Loving Thank you Jeanie. This month we have been focusing on missions. When we think ...read more

  • Life On Mars

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Sep 4, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,174 views

    There will always be some kind of opposition when preaching the Gospel and different results, but Paul shows that we should preach it anyway.

    Life on Mars Acts 17:15 – 34 I. Introduction Wherever Paul went he preached the Gospel, Athens was no different. He is invited to explain his message at the open forum on Mars’ Hill. II. Main Body A. The Title of his message (Verse 23) 1. The Unknown God a. People Worship ...read more

  • Proclaiming The Unknown God Series

    Contributed by Mark Olson on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,841 views

    Just as Paul had to proclaim who the true God is, because the Athenians were ignorant of Him, so we too must proclaim who the true God is to our world and culture.

    Proclaiming the Unknown God Acts 17:16-34 Pastor Mark Olson The kind of God we worship, determines the kind of person we become - we become what we worship... Sad truth - great ignorance of the true, living God Athenians worshipped the “unknown god” because they did not want to leave any ...read more

  • Connecting With The World Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Feb 10, 2016
     | 3,903 views

    Understanding your audience is important! But while it is EASY to see this in MISSIONS, we fail to apply this to evangelism!

    Let me share a fictitious story about two missionaries and their approach to missions. These two missionary couples are not real. Their stories however are very real and reflect a variety of common missionary situations. To add simplicity (and a small degree of good-heartedness) to our story, ...read more